8 thoughts on “ Take The A Train ”

  1. Jun 12,  · "Take the A Train" was written by a kid who lived in Pittsburgh named Billy Strayhorn. Strayhorn was a soda jerk and drugstore delivery boy by day, Author: Brooke Gladstone.
  2. He invented a new way to play "Take the A Train," using the violin and accompanied on piano by Dr. Billy Taylor in The two men performed the normally uptempo song as a slow funeral march. The occasion was the memorial service for Strayhorn and so much was the song intertwined with both Strayhorn and Ellington, it was performed at.
  3. You must take the "A" train To go to Sugar Hill, way up in Harlem If you miss the "A" train You'll find you missed the quickest way to Harlem Hurry, get on, now it's coming Listen to those rails a-thrumming all aboard Get on the "A" train Soon you will be on Sugar Hill in Harlem You must take the "A" train To go to Sugar Hill, way up in Harlem.
  4. Directed by Amyn Kaderali. With Rishi Mehta, Kerry Washington, Noah Perabo, Richard Keith. After being handcuffed to New York City's 'A' train by his prep school friends, young Karim is forced to ride all the way to the last stop, Far Rockaway. On his journey, he comes of age, meeting a diverse group of people, from a random business man to Keisha, a girl he inevitably falls for/10(12).
  5. Take the A Train ends with a coda (another name for the last part of a piece). It begins with the theme first heard in the first chorus. How is the coda different from Chorus 1? Coda is 1/2 length of first chorus. What is the form of each chorus of Take the A Train? A-A-B-A, 32 bar song form.
  6. It is impossible to count Ellington's many recorded versions of "Take the 'A' Train;" the piece has essentially become a standard, with many rival bandleaders adding Ellington's theme song to their repertoires during the s (including Glen Miller, Cab Calloway, Charlie Barnet, Harry James, Boyd Raeburn, and Stan Kenton, to name just a few).
  7. Watch the video for Take The "A" Train from Duke Ellington's The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
  8. Take The 'A' Train. Ray Brown Trio. From the Album Soular Energy out of 5 stars 2 ratings. Listen Now Buy song $ Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to bedsfiromadbivis.chaiginibutacklersbronfallbercheckslutboots.co (US)/5(2).

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